Verses where 'death' has been added or removed from the TNIV

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The word 'Death' occurs 1 times less often in the NIV2011 (457 times) than it does in the TNIV (458 times). The word 'Death' was removed in 3 verses, and added in 2 verses.

Below you will find all the verses where 'Death' was added or removed from a verse in the TNIV to make the NIV2011. If the word was moved around (for example if the grammar was changed) in the verse it will not be listed below, this page only lists where words have been added or removed.

Statistics for these verses

OutcomeNum versesPercent
Uses NIV1984 text120.0%
New text in NIV2011480.0%

Please note: The above statistics are compiled at the level of the entire verse text, not the word level.

Verses where Death was removed

Job 26:6

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSעָר֣וֹם שְׁא֣וֹל נֶגְדּ֑וֹ וְאֵ֥ין כְּ֝ס֗וּת לָֽאֲבַדּֽוֹן׃
NIV1984Death is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.
TNIVDeath is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.
NIV2011The realm of the dead is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.
Compared to NIV1984DeathThe realm of the dead is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.
Compared to TNIVDeathThe realm of the dead is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.

Matthew 16:18

OutcomeUses NIV1984 text
SBLGNTκἀγὼ δέ σοι λέγω ὅτι σὺ εἶ Πέτρος, καὶ ἐπὶ ταύτῃ τῇ πέτρᾳ οἰκοδομήσω μου τὴν ἐκκλησίαν, καὶ πύλαι ᾅδου οὐ κατισχύσουσιν αὐτῆς·
NIV1984And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
TNIVAnd I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of death will not overcome it.
NIV2011And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
Compared to NIV1984And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.
Compared to TNIVAnd I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of deathHades will not overcome it.

Matthew 27:1

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
SBLGNTΠρωΐας δὲ γενομένης συμβούλιον ἔλαβον πάντες οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ οἱ πρεσβύτεροι τοῦ λαοῦ κατὰ τοῦ Ἰησοῦ ὥστε θανατῶσαι αὐτόν·
NIV1984Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people came to the decision to put Jesus to death.
TNIVEarly in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people came to the decision to put Jesus to death.
NIV2011Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people made their plans how to have Jesus executed.
Compared to NIV1984Early in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people camemade totheir theplans decisionhow to puthave Jesus to deathexecuted.
Compared to TNIVEarly in the morning, all the chief priests and the elders of the people camemade totheir theplans decisionhow to puthave Jesus to deathexecuted.

Verses where Death was added

Psalms 37:32

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSצוֹפֶ֣ה רָ֭שָׁע לַצַּדִּ֑יק וּ֝מְבַקֵּ֗שׁ לַהֲמִיתוֹ׃1
NIV1984The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives;
TNIVThe wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives;
NIV2011The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
Compared to NIV1984The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seekingintent theiron veryputting livesthem to death;
Compared to TNIVThe wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seekingintent theiron veryputting livesthem to death;

Isaiah 5:14

OutcomeNew text in NIV2011
BHSלָכֵ֗ן הִרְחִ֤יבָה שְּׁאוֹל֙ נַפְשָׁ֔הּ וּפָעֲרָ֥ה פִ֖יהָ לִבְלִי־ חֹ֑ק וְיָרַ֨ד הֲדָרָ֧הּ וַהֲמוֹנָ֛הּ וּשְׁאוֹנָ֖הּ וְעָלֵ֥ז בָּֽהּ׃
NIV1984Therefore the grave enlarges its appetite and opens its mouth without limit; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
TNIVTherefore the grave enlarges its appetite and opens wide its mouth; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
NIV2011Therefore Death expands its jaws, opening wide its mouth; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
Compared to NIV1984Therefore theDeath graveexpands enlarges its appetitejaws, opening andwide opens its mouth without limit; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
Compared to TNIVTherefore theDeath graveexpands enlarges its appetite and opensjaws, opening wide its mouth; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.


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